handing in evidence of the needed historical, genealogical as well as.
cultural link to the Jewry of Portugal and its diaspora because the expulsion in the 15th century (דרכון פורטוגלי רשימת שמות משפחה). The law particularly shows a checklist of surnames such as Pinto, Suares (Zuarets), as well as Castro, which are regular to Jews throughout the world, as an additional ways to show this link. The legislation identifies more info which can aid in confirming the connection, such as creating a certificate issued by a Jewish neighborhood concerning the Portuguese Jewry, however not located in Portugal, which confirms that the candidate is a participant of its neighborhood as well as joins its events. Lastly, the regulation provides the Portuguese authorities the alternative to speak with the Jewish communities in Portugal in order to make a choice in the case of each candidate. One of the major aspects is proving that the candidate's last name is consisted of in the listing of last names relating to Portuguese Jews, identified by the Portuguese federal government. It has to be clarified that the latter is not the list of surnames composed by the Portuguese government, however another list, which as stated above, was released as part of the law.